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Pepsico bets on Kurkure plus local flavours to crack the Indian snack market
Despite being an early bird in branded packaged snacks, PepsiCo India faces tough competition in this category. The company bets on its Kurkure brand combined with local flavors to keep up with the competition.
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Wearable sensor to measure sodium consumption under development
To help monitor salt intake, researchers have developed a flexible and stretchable wireless sensing system designed to be comfortably worn in the mouth to measure the amount of sodium a person consumes.
Potato Processor Lamb Weston / Meijer continues to innovate: Sustainability report
Lamb Weston's European joint venture, Lamb Weston / Meijer has published its sustainability report for 2015-2016. Compared to the reference year 2008, energy consumption per tonne of product has reduced by more than 21% and potato utilisation has improved by 4.5%.
heart shaped potato (Courtesy: APRE)
A study published in JAMA Pediatrics shows that a diet high in potassium may protect teenagers from high blood pressure in adulthood. Since potatoes are a major dietary source of potassium, the potato sector should take note of this research.
McDonald's India French Fries
Last month, McDonald's India has cut the amount of calories and salt on its Indian menu as it fights to hold on to customers in a rapidly growing developing market where newer, healthier fast-food options are just starting to catch on.
Snack Food Association releases Statement on Sodium and Cardiovascular Disease Studies
“Research released on sodium and cardiovascular disease in today’s [August 14] New England Journal of Medicine adds to the national discussion of sodium's role in the American diet,” says Snack Food Association (SFA) CEO Tom Dempsey.
Saratoga Chip replaces regular salt by Mountain Pure Himalayan pink salt
Saratoga Chip switches to Mountain Pure Himalayan pink salt, a mineral and energy-rich iron alternative to traditional salt for all six Saratoga Chip flavors
Cornish Sea Salt Company
Responding to the increased consumer demand for strong traceability and high quality ingredients, British crisp producer Burts Chips started using locally sourced Cornish Sea Salt in its top-selling salt variant.
Monday, April 14, 2014